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Dr Whybrow is equal parts Malcolm Gladwell, Jared Diamond, Richard Dawkins, and a foremost brain scientist. Read morePublished 2 months ago by JoeInLA
Tends to be very text book in writing style. Underlying thought leans toward socialist ideals.Published 7 months ago by joseph daniel
after living in LA for about a decade - this book really helped me put all the pieces together to better understated the world around me. Read morePublished 14 months ago by T Stojanovic
I've always wondered why people work so much when they don't have to, to buy bigger houses, nicer cars, newer iphones; I've talked to people who work 60+ hours a week and they seem... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book gave me great stats that I could use n my speaking engagements. Also had great information on the culture we have todayPublished 20 months ago by Randolph Mitchell
I've stopped reading this book after the author said that Adam Smith would not expect the society we have today, since he lived in a world where the "community" was so... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Marcelo Guterman
"American Mania - When more is not enough" - was a tough read, reminiscent of a textbook, but I'm glad I read it cover to cover.
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Whybrow presents an interesting, thought provoking, plausible hypothesis about a combination of culture and physiology that promotes maniacal behavior but after clearly describing... Read morePublished on September 17, 2008 by C. Brown